PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

Operations Management Support (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Lenoir, North Carolina


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

Production Superintendent

GENERAL SUMMARY: 

This position will manage and direct the supervision of production operations. This position will ensure production meets objectives at a designed quality level consistent with the lowest cost while maintaining a safe work environment.

 BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing the further processing production operations of the plant.
  • Coordinating the production, maintenance, sanitation, quality, shipping and receiving areas.
  • Monitoring performance of each department to meet production efficiency, yield and quality goals.
  • Setting objectives and reviewing shift's performance versus objectives.
  • Encouraging subordinates to find ways to reduce cost.
  • Ensuring sanitation meets USDA standards.
  • Coordinating production and sanitation maintenance to meet daily needs.
  • Analyzing equipment on a daily basis and reviewing with maintenance superintendent.
  • Providing a clear sense of direction for supervisors to work toward and encourage teamwork to achieve goals.
  • Establishing challenging goals and standards for each supervisor and encourage them to give their best effort.
  • Ensuring effective utilization of human resources by training subordinates, motivating consistent performances, appraising performance, recommending salary action and developing for potential promotion.
  • Monitoring operations to meet company policies, quality specifications, USDA and OSHA standards.
  • Conducting plant inspections to eliminate hazardous conditions.
  • Managing all aspects of operations to assure a safe working environment.
  • Taking immediate action to eliminate improper practices or hazardous conditions.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in the food industry required with experience in a supervisory role.
  • Must have good leadership skills.
  • Must have the ability to interact with operational and processing management.
  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize work.

Special Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge and technical skill in a variety of production jobs
  • Supervisory skills; good interpersonal relations; ability to handle conflict
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with leadership skills

 

Relationships

Internal: Trains and supervises production labor force, reports performance to plant senior leadership team

External:  USDA

Manages:  Production supervisors and oversees labor force

Training Requirements:

  • HACCP
  • Safety and Health Orientation

Lockout Training Requirements:

  • General Lockout Procedure training

EVALUATION:

Employee safe work practices and safety knowledge will be reviewed each year as part of the employee performance evaluations

EOE/Vet/Disabled